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My 32 year old son receives SSI and SSA currently. My

My 32 year old son receives SSI and SSA currently. My husband, stepfather to my son, is a disabled veteran who receives SS and VA disability. While working with the VA they informed us that my son is also eligible to extra benefits through my spouse. We applied for that several years ago and it was denied. We did not have all the correct paperwork to prove that we support him. We are prepared to apply again and wondering if there is any forms we can complete prior to our visit to the SS office.Thank you

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Stephanie O Joy, Esq

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Thank you, I lost my Husband 2yrs ago in June .. He was a

Thank you, ***** ***** my Husband 2yrs ago in June .. He was a Vet but I get no VA benifits and was told I should be getting widows benifits from SS was wondering how I find out about this.JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?Customer: Not sure My husband would have been 64 at the end of this month He was 100 percent disabled through the VA but it was nonservice connected so when he died my whole income went I am 54 yrs old . Is there anything else i need to provide?

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emc011075

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Since 2011 (when I turned 61 - I was born May 1, 1949) SS

Since 2011 (when I turned 61 - I was born May 1, 1949) SS has taken around $6k per year from my SS check because I "made too much money". This year, I am 67, and they have paid nothing and won't until September. Here's the problem. I declared income for 2011 trough last year (last year I turned in no income as I did not have any), for work I was doing that would be paid to me when the businesses I was helping became profitable. My wife and CPA said I should take the income then because I did not have the paperwork. I told them it was between friends and not to worry. They won. I lost my social security, and now it looks like they are taking even more out for last year when I really did not make a more than about $10k total for the year from a drip fund. I have tried calling, I even went to the office. But the office in Oceanside is two deep 2 hours before opening for people getting checks (look in the parking lot and all the license plates are from Mexico). I stood at that office twice for 6 hours each time before giving up. What can I do?

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Stephanie O Joy, Esq

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Doctoral Degree

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I collect VA death benefits now. I turn 60 this year can I

I collect VA death benefits now. I turn 60 this year can I also collect survivor social security benefits at age 60. And if it is less then my own social security benefits can I switch to the higher amount when I reach retirement age. Also do you know of a ss attorney in Katy tx I can go speak with?

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Lane

JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS

Doctoral Degree

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I'm 74 and have been using hearing aids years issued by the

I'm 74 and have been using hearing aids for three years issued by the va.My hearing had continued to deteriate making communication imposible with my real estate clients, I have a very difficult time understanding what they say.I had an appointment today with the VA and they say I have a 70 percent loss in one ear and 80 percent in the other.Would I qualify for disability.Thank you *****Rwiggerman @gmail.com

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Megan C

Master's Degree

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My son, William ******, was granted 70% VA

William *****************************************************My email *****************(Son has hard time focusing)My son, William ******, was granted 70% VA coverage in 2014. In 2015 he was granted100% VA coverage.He was in the hospital this past December. Medicare paid their share with no problem but in April, I received a bill for $110. Now he is being billed 2 more months payments.Why is it not being deducted from his social security benefits.Can you please tell me why my son is not receiving Medicare? I do not understandwhat is happening..

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Phillips Esq.

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Juris Doctor

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I AM 79 YEARS OF AGE AND AM BLIND IN MY LEFT EYE BECAUSE OF

I AM 79 YEARS OF AGE AND AM BLIND IN MY LEFT EYE BECAUSE OF GLACOMA. DO I GUALIFY FOR ADDITIONAL FUNDS?

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LawTalk

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Juris Doctor

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Can the US Gov't. garnish my Social Security and VA disability

Can the US Gov't. garnish my Social Security and VA disability funds for back child support at the same time?

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Lane

JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS

Doctoral Degree

17,694 satisfied customers
I am years and 3 months old. Birthdate 2/3/1947. With

I am 69 years and 3 months old. Birthdate 2/3/1947.With April 29th coming very quickly, can I do anything tomorrow to increase my benefit ( $1650 per month ) ( $1788 ) per month for 10% service connected disability ( heart ) through VA. Or should I just wait until I turn 70 ? Is there normally a rate increase at age 70 ? Will I receive the maximum ( which I think is $2639 ) at age 70 if I do nothing ?Should I go into the SS office and apply for this ?Are there any lump sum payments I can get and not jeopardize my current or future award?I live in Shreveport Louisiana 71118 and I served in the Air Force 4 years VSM.

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Christopher B, Esq.

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